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Richie Stevens Jr. will return to Pro Stock in Dallas in first race since 2017

Richie Stevens Jr. will step back behind the wheel of a Pro Stocker for the first time since 2017, wheeling the TopCoat Dodge Dart owned by Alan Prusiensky at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals.
16 Oct 2019
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Richie Stevens
For the first time since early 2017, Richie Stevens Jr. will step back behind the wheel of a Pro Stock car. Stevens Jr. will compete at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals in the TopCoat Dodge Dart that was driven by Jeremy Martorella last weekend at…
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Meyer, Bellemeur, and Aragona Jr., win championships, event titles in Charlotte

Megan Meyer, Sean Bellemeur, and Frank Aragona Jr., all clinched the season championship and also won their eliminators at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals
15 Oct 2019
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Frank Aragona Jr.
TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Megan Meyer, 5.149, 280.60 def. Troy Coughlin Jr., 5.169, 281.48.  TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR Sean Bellemeur, Chevy Camaro, 5.405, 273.11 def. Dan Pomponio, Chevy Monte Carlo, 6.124, 183.37…
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NHRA Moser Sportsman Shootout kicks off championship weekend in Rockingham

The NHRA Southeast Division Moser Sportsman Shootout will take to the track at Rockingham Dragway this Friday, Oct. 18, on opening day of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and National Open event. 
15 Oct 2019
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Moser
The NHRA Southeast Division Moser Sportsman Shootout will take to the track at Rockingham Dragway this Friday, Oct. 18, on opening day of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and National Open event.    Through a season long point’s…
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NHRA Countdown title contenders will headline Pre-Stage FanFest Oct. 17

The biggest names of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series will be in downtown Ennis on Thursday, Oct. 17 during the 6th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Pre-Stage FanFest. 
15 Oct 2019
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Fanfest
The biggest names of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series will be in downtown Ennis on Thursday, Oct. 17 during the 6th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Pre-Stage FanFest.  This free event will be highlighted by an autograph session…
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Drag Week Street Race Small Block Power Adder cars added spice to Carolina Nats

Fans at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals got to enjoy watching eight cars from Hot Rod Magazine's Drag Week Street Race Small Block Power Adder class in a special exhibition at zMAX Dragway featuring a wide variety of wild, street-legal eight-second entries.
15 Oct 2019
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Drag Week
Fans at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals got to enjoy watching eight cars from Hot Rod Magazine's Drag Week Street Race Small Block Power Adder class in a special exhibition at zMAX Dragway. The eight drivers made four runs and the driver with…
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Unofficial Mello Yello points standings

Unofficial point standings following the completion of the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, the 20th event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
14 Oct 2019
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Points
Unofficial point standings following the completion of the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, the 20th event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.  Official points will be posted …
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NASCAR racer Kyle Larson takes in Monday morning Nitro in Charlotte

Sunday's rain-out in both the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the NASCAR Cup Series allowed Kyle Larson to root on his favorite Funny Car racer.
14 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Kyle Larson
Kyle Larson didn't have the Sunday he wanted in Talladega, recording a Do Not Finish at the Alabama superspeedway before the race was rescheduled due to weather (we can relate). The good news? Larson, along with anyone with a…
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Rain claims Sunday; NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals will resume Monday at zMAX

Due to precipitation throughout the morning and afternoon on Sunday, and despite multiple attempts to get the track dry, eliminations at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway have been moved to Monday.
13 Oct 2019
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Charlotte
Due to precipitation throughout the morning and afternoon on Sunday, and despite multiple attempts to get the track dry, eliminations at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway have been moved to Monday. Monday’s schedule:…
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Rain Delay Theater: 2018 NHRA Carolina Nationals

As we wait for eliminations to start at the 2019 NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals, here's a little Rain Delay Theater for you, a look back at the 2018 NHRA Carolina Nationals, where Steve Torrence continued his rampage through the Countdown to the Champion.
13 Oct 2019
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Sunday’s eliminations at NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals moved up one hour

The start time of Sunday’s final eliminations for the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway has been moved up one hour and will now begin at 11 a.m.
12 Oct 2019
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Charlotte
With the possibility of precipitation Sunday and in an effort to complete the full event as scheduled, speedway officials and NHRA moved the start of Sunday’s final eliminations for the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway up one hour and…
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McClay, McClanahan, Lamb lead winners at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park

Scott McClay, Ryan McClanahan, and Justin Lamb led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Pacific Division competed at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
11 Oct 2019
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Scott McClay
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Scott McClay, Tehachapi, Calif., '98 dragster, C/ED, 7.350…
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Gainesville Raceway to host NHRA Southeast Division Summit Racing Series Finals

The top racers in NHRA’s Southeast division will be on hand at Gainesville Raceway, October 11-13 for the 2019 NHRA Summit Racing Series Southeast Division Finals.
11 Oct 2019
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Division 2
The top racers in NHRA’s Southeast division will be on hand at Gainesville Raceway, October 11-13 for the 2019 NHRA Summit Racing Series Southeast Division Finals. Racers in five categories from across the region will compete for individual and team…
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Stevie “Fast” Jackson closes in on first E3 Pro Mod world title in Charlotte

Stevie “Fast” Jackson could take a minute and figure out the points scenarios necessary to win his first world title in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series, but Jackson would rather just win and clinch it that way.
11 Oct 2019
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Steve Jackson
If he wanted, Stevie “Fast” Jackson could take a minute and figure out the points scenarios necessary to win his first world title in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service as part of this weekend’s NTK NHRA…
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Mello Yello, Amazon team up to bring NHRA fans a new way to enjoy their favorites

Coca-Cola has teamed up with Amazon to launch a new page on their website dedicated to Mello Yello and NHRA, giving NHRA fans a new convenient place to shop for their favorite brand and and chances to win fantastic prizes.
10 Oct 2019
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Amazon
Coca-Cola has teamed up with Amazon to launch a new page on their website dedicated to Mello Yello and NHRA. Fans who have shared their desire to purchase Mello Yello and Mello Yello Zero will now have a new convenient place to shop for their…
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Mountain Motor Pro Stock schedule expands to six events in 2020

NHRA officials have released the 2020 schedule for the Mountain Motor Pro Stock category, which will compete at six of the 24 events on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
10 Oct 2019
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Mountain Motor Pro Stock schedule expands to six events in 2020
NHRA officials have released the 2020 schedule for the Mountain Motor Pro Stock category, which will compete at six of the 24 events on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. This exciting category participated in four national…
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Farmtruck to face off against Motor Trend's Finnegan at Dodge NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas

Prior to hitting the showrooms of SEMA, Motor Trend’s Mike Finnegan will face the duo of Farmtruck and AZN on the track at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a one-of-a-kind grudge match during the Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil.
09 Oct 2019
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Farmtruck
Prior to hitting the showrooms of SEMA, Motor Trend’s Mike Finnegan will face the duo of Farmtruck and AZN on the track at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a one-of-a-kind grudge match during the Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By…
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WFO Radio NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals preview

09 Oct 2019
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WFO
This week on WFO Radio Podcast, Joe Castello and NHRA’s Alan Reinhart preview the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals, race three of the NHRA Countdown. Clay Millican discusses a variety of topics including a must-win situation going into NTK Carolina…
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NHRA race teams go pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A number of teams on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will show their support for cancer awareness by adding pink to their racecars throughout October.
09 Oct 2019
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BCA
A number of teams on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will show their support for cancer awareness by adding pink to their racecars throughout October. The Shawn Langdon-driven Global Electronic Technology Toyota Camry Funny Car, Cruz…
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Alexis DeJoria will return to NHRA Funny Car competition in 2020

U.S. Nationals winner Alexis DeJoria will return to full-time Funny Car competition in 2020. DeJoria, who last competed full-time in 2017, will be on the entry list at the 2020 Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals.
08 Oct 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Alexis DeJoria
Alexis DeJoria will return to full-time Funny Car competition in 2020. The Californian, who last competed full-time in 2017, will be on the entry list at the 2020 Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. “I honestly knew deep down when I made the…
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Strutmasters.com joins Dave Richards Funny Car as sponsor for Carolina Nationals

Strutmasters.com will join Paul Richards Racing and driver Dave Richards as a sponsor on their Ford Mustang Funny Car at this weekend’s NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals.
08 Oct 2019
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Dave Richards
Strutmasters.com will join Paul Richards Racing and driver Dave Richards as a sponsor on their Ford Mustang Funny Car at this weekend’s NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals. Strutmasters.com will join a broad roster of long-time sponsors like Prestige…
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Bike champ Matt Smith will do double duty in Charlotte with new Super Comp entry

Three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Matt Smith will pull double duty at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals as expands his racing résumé with a new category of competition -– Super Comp.
07 Oct 2019
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Matt Smith
Three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Matt Smith will pull double duty at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals as expands his racing résumé with a new category of competition -– Super Comp. With VP Racing Fuels as his primary sponsor for…
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Nataas, Beverett lead winners list at Division 3 All American Showdown

Julie Nataas and Chip Beverett led the list of champs as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series North Central Division was in action at World Wide Technology Raceway.
06 Oct 2019
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Division 3
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division All American Showdown: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Julie Nataas, Santa Barbara, Calif., 5.303, 276.35  def.…
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Coughlin Jr., Gill score big wins at Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at VMP

Troy Coughlin Jr. and Matt Gill scored Saturday wins to lead the list of champs as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division was in action at Virginia Motorsports Park.
04 Oct 2019
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Division 1
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Virginia Motorsports Park: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Troy Coughlin Jr., Delaware, Ohio, 5.149, 283.49…
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Hot Rod Drag Week stars to be featured at NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals

Some of the best street legal racers from Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week will be featured at the 12th annual NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals in a special exhibition highlighting the popular Street Race Small Block Power Adder class.
04 Oct 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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drag week
Photos by the author and courtesy of Hot Rod magazine Some of the best street-legal racers from Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week will be featured at the 12th annual NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals in a special exhibition. Eight of the top performers from…
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Don't miss celebration of NHRA National Dragster's 60th anniversary at Auto Club NHRA Finals

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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NHRA National Dragster
NHRA’s National Dragster has been the voice of NHRA drag racing for more than 60 years. We are taking over the…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Super Gas winner Ed Alessi

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Nearly two decades after winning his first national event title at the 2001 Reading event, Ed Alessi returned to the winner’s circle in Super Gas with his unique Chevy-powered ’63 Pontiac Catalina. Alessi was nearly perfect off the starting line…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Super Comp winner Kyle Bigley

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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After winning the Division 1 Super Comp championship last season, Kyle Bigley checked off another important milestone by winning his first NHRA national event title. In a rematch of the final round from Epping in June, Bigley got the best of Ken…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Stock winner Joe Santangelo

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Joe Santangelo won his second race of the season in Stock when he defeated Randi Lyn Shipp’s Firebird in a classic battle of vintage muscle cars. Santangelo left first by a hundredth of a second and sealed his 16th career title by running 10.385…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Super Stock winner Herbie Null

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Herbie Null now has six national event wins to his credit, including Indy and a pair in Reading thanks to an impressive final-round performance in Super Stock. Null was almost unstoppable in the final with a .012 light and a perfect 9.700 on his…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Comp winner Christopher Piston

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tom Martino’s bid for a third straight Comp win in Reading remained intact until the final round, where he lost to Christopher Piston, who was appearing in his first career final round. Piston, in a four-cylinder powered F/DA, ended Martino’s…
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